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Join a lending team and get to know Kiva's vibrant community of active and inspiring lenders.
Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 17 members have lent $8,225 in 262 loansOrange County, California Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead
- 3 members have lent $8,150 in 115 loansKristiansand, Norway Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2012We loan because: Our generous friends voted for lending to Kiva.
- 42 members have lent $8,000 in 305 loansOttawa, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009We loan because: Because it helps people lift themselves out of poverty.
- 43 members have lent $7,575 in 277 loansOttawa to Halifax Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011We loan because: We want to make a difference, and believe that micro-loans are a great way to empower people and reduce poverty worldwide.
- 22 members have lent $7,300 in 209 loansBergen, Norge Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2011We loan because: Vi ønsker å bidra til bærekraftig utvikling og fattigdomsbekjempelse.
We want to contribute to sustainable development and poverty reduction
- 35 members have lent $7,225 in 276 loansUSA Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We loan because we want to unite, uplift, create, change, challenge and explore.
- 19 members have lent $7,050 in 247 loansCalifornia Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.
- 32 members have lent $7,025 in 251 loansSan Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
- 15 members have lent $6,600 in 252 loansGuangzhou, Hong Kong, Hawaii Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We loan because: Emily has been a committed Kiva user for about a year and is dragging Stephen into the party. As global wanderers and non-homeowners, we don't have a need for lots of punch bowls or fine china. Giving our friends…
- 16 members have lent $6,500 in 216 loansSomewhere in the great 48 Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2009